Porterville College


Liberal Arts (AA)

The Associate Degree in Liberal Arts is designed for students who wish to have a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences plus additional coursework in an “area of emphasis.” This area of emphasis would be an ideal choice for students who plan to transfer to the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC). Students can satisfy general education requirements plus focus on transferable course work that relate to majors at these institutions. Please consult with a counselor for information regarding your intended major at the specific college or university of your choice.

Program Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate competency in various areas including: math, English, social science, humanities, and natural and physical sciences; apply written and verbal communication skills in personal and professional environment; describe the importance of a liberal education; apply critical thinking skills.

See current catalog for degree requirements, listed on page 68 in the 2018-2019 catalog.